PurTest Bacteria & Nitrate/Nitrite Test Kit

PurTest Bacteria & Nitrate/Nitrite Test Kit

Code: L1001430 List Price: $23.00 Your Price: Shipping Weight: 1.00 lbs. Manufacturer: PurTest Manufacturer#: P0100
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PurTest Bacteria & Nitrate/Nitrite Test Kit. Uses EPA-based methods designed to easily check the safety of water. The Bacteria test has been used and tested by health departments; utilities; and inspectors and proven to be highly accurate in detecting the presence of dangerous coliform bacteria. The Nitrate/Nitrite test instantly detect potentially harmful levels of these pollutants.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recommends all private water systems be tested at least once per year for coliform bacteria.

Coliform bacteria live in top soil, on vegetation and in surface water. There are different strains or species of coliform bacteria. The type that are found in the intestines of warm-blooded animals and fecal matter are called E.coli. Some strains of coliform bacteria can easily live for long periods in soil and water and may be carried into well casings by insects. Coliform bacteria are the most commonly encountered contaminants seen in private water systems.
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